Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–December 1841

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stated that Ferry was Granted for one half Mile above, & the same length below the Mill, so that there was not any right to build a Mill without the privilege of the owner of the Ferry.
Colr J. Smith moved, & it was seconded, & carried, that the be permitted to state his knowledge of the Claims upon this Ground, & he did so.
Colr. stated his knowledge respecting the Ground having been made over in Trust, (or as Agent) to .
Colr J. Smith moved that a further time <​of Ten days​> be extended to for removing the obstruction upon the Street, seconded, & Carried.—
moved that the Labour Tax for the Citizens of for this year, be fixed at three Days.
Aldmn. spoke as to the necessity of making Roads & Lanes good, at <​the​> present time.
stated that there was much other Labour to be done by the Citizens this Year, & Recommended to not go to the greatest extent of Taxation.—
Colr. J. Smith spoke in support of the Motion.
spoke in support of the Motion.
spoke to same Effect.
Seconded, & Carried by Vote. —
moved that a Committee of four (one for each Ward) be appointed to ascertain where Work is most needed & to report accordingly.
First Ward— Col <​Aldmn​> .
Second Ward— .
Third Ward— Colr .
Fourth Ward— [p. 11]
stated that Ferry was Granted for one half Mile above, & the same length below the Mill, so that there was not any right to build a Mill without the privilege of the owner of the Ferry.
Colr J. Smith moved, & it was seconded, & carried, that the be permitted to state his knowledge of the Claims upon this Ground, & he did so.
Colr. stated his knowledge respecting the Ground having been made over in Trust, (or as Agent) to .
Colr J. Smith moved that a further time of Ten days be extended to for removing the obstruction upon the Street, seconded, & Carried.—
moved that the Labour Tax for the Citizens of for this year, be fixed at three Days.
Aldmn. spoke as to the necessity of making Roads & Lanes good, at the present time.
stated that there was much other Labour to be done by the Citizens this Year, & Recommended to not go to the greatest extent of Taxation.—
Colr. J. Smith spoke in support of the Motion.
spoke in support of the Motion.
spoke to same Effect.
Seconded, & Carried by Vote. —
moved that a Committee of four (one for each Ward) be appointed to ascertain where Work is most needed & to report accordingly.
First Ward— Aldmn .
Second Ward— .
Third Ward— Colr .
Fourth Ward— [p. 11]
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